Do you fear death?

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  1. Aurora

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    A question asked by Davy Jones, "Do you fear death?". This is either a hard answer or any easy answer, and I'd like to know what everyone else has to say about the question.
    Myself, I do not fear death. Because if you spend your whole life fearing death then how will you ever be happy?
    When you're dead you're dead so therefore you don't know you're dead (Unless of course, you go on for 100 years aboard the Dutchman). :p
    It'd be nice to gain peoples input on this topic regardless. :)
     
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    One of my favorite lines from the series.

    This question is quite vague though, because yes I fear death. I fear the deaths of my family and friends, I fear being the only one left after they die off before me. This is why the song "Hurt" by Johnny Cash hits home for me, because it's not that I fear myself dying (that's never really been a problem for me) it's that I fear the death of others.
     
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  3. Bagels

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    Not really. Like Wolfgang said, I'm more fearful of the death of people around me then I am myself. If I happen to die earlier due to something that isn't just natural aging, that's fine by me. Just how the pieces fall I guess. We're not that important to the grand scheme of things, so I don't see much harm in dying. To quote Modest Mouse's "Night on the Sun", "We're put here to make more dirt, and that's okay". 80 years on average is a damn short time to live though, wish it could be a bit longer.

    Hurt is NIN/Trent Reznor's song, it's the last track off The Downward Spiral. Cash covered it about 8 years later. It's a great cover though, I'd go as far to say I like it even more than the original. :stuck_out_tongue:
     
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  4. Aurora

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    I agree, the pain of outliving your family would be unbearable, and would make you start to think it's better off you die too to join them, losing family members is the worst thing in the world and it just shows the cruelty of the world.
     
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    I remember thinking being immortal would be the best superpower when I was little, until I realized this would be your entire life. Rather Depressing.
     
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    naw

    Sometimes I want to put myself down. Feelings are too hard. :worried:
    also, the reasons above ^^^
     
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  7. Legacy™

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    I agree with Wolfgang , I fear the death of people close to me rather than myself. Although I do wonder what happens when you die and where you go after that , the thought of me just fading away into the abyss for eternity does scare me though.
     
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    I knew it was a cover, didn't know who originally wrote it however. I do agree with you that Johnny cash performs it in a way that sticks the hairs up on your neck.
     
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    Such a touching song. It also fits the theme of Logan so well
     
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    I do not fear death itself or the thought of being dead. We live, we die. Its part of life, however I do fear dieing horribly and nobody can blame me for that.

    My suggestion to those who fear death is, stop worrying about it and focus on living. If anything, don't think bout dying.

    Fun fact: I often fantasize about dying because , dying different ways intrigue me. I always wonder what it would feel like ect... "Hmm, there is a window over there. I wonder what it would be like to jump out" (Note: I am NOT even close to suicidal. I would never do it). Sick, I know.
     
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  11. SilverMario

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    Yeah I don't really fear death. It's not that freaky. I am just curious what I will respawn as.
     
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    I try not to fear the act of dying. But I believe that if you do not fear death, and the idea that one day you will cease to exist you will not live a truly fulfilling life.

    Unless you're religious or believe in an afterlife you should fear your own absence after you die and that should drive you to lead a better life.
     
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    Life is pretty scary in its own right.
     
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    I do not fear Death.

    I fear of new roads that it will bring.
     
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    kill yourself u literal monkey
     
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    I can't cos I'm too scared :s
     
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    I hope it's a nice long sleep and comfy.
     
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